Wednesday, May 18, 2022

COVID-19

 

TSD’s ongoing coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Presented in partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee.

The sobering and ongoing count of local deaths attributed to the coronavirus includes a pediatric death announced Tuesday during the Memphis-Shelby County Joint Task Force update. “A 13-year-old child died from COVID-19 this week in Shelby County, either directly from...
While Shelby County Health Department officials are encouraged by the dropping number of new COVID-19 infections, they are wary that their optimism could be reversed as suspected variants of the virus enter community transmission. As of Wednesday morning, the county...
Now that President Joe Biden’s administration is in place, there is enhanced optimism that Shelby County’s vaccination program against COVID-19 may get a substantial boost. “President Biden is making vaccinations a priority from Day 1,” said Dr. Bruce Randolph, medical...